The Burning of Troy, Abraham Bloemaert
Abraham Bloemaert
The Burning of Troy
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Abraham Bloemaert

The Burning of Troy, ca. 1593


Dimensions
32.0 x 43.0 x min. 0.4 cm
maximum depth
0.5 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Inventory Number
1793
Acquisition
Acquired in 1926
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Burning of Troy
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1926

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions
Associated Source
  • Anonym: Iliupersis
  • Homer: Ilias
  • Vergil: Aeneis, 2. Buch

Iconclass

Primary
  • 94H2 the fall of Troy; Troy burning
  • 23R14 night
Secondary
  • 42A3 mother and baby or young child
  • 42A31 nursing, suckling
  • 31A2351(+2) sitting on the ground (+ back view)
  • 31A231(+2) standing figure (+ back view)
  • 31AA231(+1) standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ front view)
  • 31AA2511 arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands
  • 56DD11 Despair; 'Disperatione' (Ripa)
  • 25G3 trees
  • 24B3 waning moon, i.e. facing this way (
Associative
  • 45B the soldier; the soldier's life

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02.07.2020